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Is Christianity.SE a OP's Gets it or Community Gets it community?

Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers So, I haven't read a ton about it, but it seems like we dropped the ball on polling for this, does anybody care? We don't have a ton ...
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Is it problematic that one can accept their own answer to their own question?

It is odd to me that one can accept their own answer to their own question. I am not questioning the practice that one ought to be able to answer their own question, but it seems that as soon as ...
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Deal with assumptions being made by accepted answers

I came across two approved answers, with a considerable number of upvotes/exposure, that seem to be assuming points as true, without them being properly discussed by the community, in light of the ...
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Would it be constructive to allow questions have multiple acceptable answers based on denomination?

Not everyone specifies what denomination or tradition they want an answer from, some even state in their questions that they are open to answers from all denominations. Would it be constructive to ...
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Good questions with bad answers

I've been browsing some questions this afternoon that have me a bit disappointed. It appears that they are acceptable questions per se, but they share the following characteristics: They are at least ...
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Am I being too picky about what is an "accept-worthy" answer?

In looking back over questions I have asked at various SE sites, I was reminded of how rarely I accept answers. While part of this may be asking difficult questions (and waiting for other answers does ...
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Can we do something about non-selected answers?

Take this post as the example. It is an okay question and I think I answered it pretty darn good. No one else has even tried to answer it; mine is the only one. Here is the issue: The OP hasn't ...
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Should we petition for a change to the way "Accepted" answers work on Christianity.SE?

On Stack Overflow, accepting an answer provides valuable feedback that a question has been answered. It completes the loop helping us distinguish a satisfied customer from someone who didn't get the ...
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How to pick an answer?

On a recent question of mine, I got several very good answers. Almost every one was from a different theological perspective, which is great! However, now I haven't a clue which to accept. They are ...
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Should we have an accept rate here?

Over on Programmers, accept rate doesn't show up on your card when you ask a question. I wonder if we shouldn't adopt the same model here, since a lot of questions are going to bring very different ...
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Stating there's still room for a better answer

A lot of questions asked here are such that even if a good answer is found, it probably can still be enhanced. On occasion, it makes sense to accept the best answer, but still it's quite probable ...
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